Mansuy Rocquin (Decathlon) during the Biorizon year event 2022

‘Bio-aromatics can make sportswear more sustainable’

Customers of outdoor sports brand Decathlon spend a lot of their time in nature. Sustainability is…

Pierre Gielen


Coated textile

BioNIPU makes bio-based, non-toxic PU for textile coatings and elastomers

Polyurethane (PU) is a versatile polymer that has many applications, for example in coatings for the…

Editorial office / Ghent

Black yeast

Italian student team wins BISC-E 2022 with rubber from yeast

Team GENAB from Italy has won the 2022 edition of BIC’s European Biobased Student Innovation Challenge…

Editorial office / Brussels

Field of Dandelions

Keygene conducts follow-up research into rubber from dandelions

A consortium around biotechnology company KeyGene in Wageningen has been awarded a subsidy of over €…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Practice-oriented research into real biobased products

Reducing sound and vibrations in railway systems

In order to limit vibrations and noise pollution, train and tram rails at level crossings are…

Editorial office / Wageningen

Recycling scrap tires to cow mattresses

Recycling scrap tires to cow mattresses

With VESTENAMER®, Evonik helps close the materials cycle for rubber—sustainably. This unique process additive allows scrap…

Editorial office / Essen

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics

Researchers invent process to make sustainable rubber, plastics

Synthetic rubber and plastics – used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products – are…

Editorial office / United States